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Sabanero Steakhouse

JW Marriott Gunacaste Resort & Spa | Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50301, Costa Rica
+506 2681 2000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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JW Marriott Gunacaste Resort & Spa | Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50301, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sabanero Steakhouse serves both Costa Rican grass fed beef and gain fed Angus beef from the U.S. as well as some non-beef dishes. The local beef is somewhat less expensive and we found it to be delicious. Terrific homemade bread. Service was top notch...More

Thank jdocBaltimore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent steak quality... and the service outstanding... I had the pleasure to meet Adolfo one of their waitress.. good place for couple or family time!!!

Thank asandic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I had a wonderful steak dinner with excellent service by Dennis. We love the Chimichurri sauce, the chef even came out and gave us the recipe. The chef also had provide a chef course in between our courses and it was amazing....More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at Sabaneo’s on two occasions during our vacation and the steak was the best I have ever had. It was cooked over wood coals and had a great smoked taste. The servers were extremely attentive to our needs and questions...More

Thank Fox199Fox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin....this was an amazing experience at the J.W. Marriott. And our 35th wedding anniversary dinner was at the Sabanero Steak House. Best meal! The Head Chef, Luis Diego Vega, came to our table and we complimented him on a superior dining experience. The...More

Thank DarcyV1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dennis was our waiter, Diego the chef. I had the Costa Rican steak. It was terrific; it was wonderful; it was one of the best steaks that I have ever had. Truly. Then Diego came out to make sure we were happy. I was barely...More

Thank scagnetti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a group dinner and the food was exceptional. The angus filet was as good as the best steakhouses in the US at about 3/4 the prices. Other dishes were equally excellent. The venue and service were first rate. Highly recommend for...More

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful 5 course meal... incredible presentation and excellent meal. Service was speculator as the Costa Rican people are the warmest, friendliest people you’ll ever meet.

Thank SoloBagel
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had an excellent meal. Great wine list. My husband had a fish dish which was excellent. Best service in all of the restaurants at the JW resort.

Thank charlotte4625
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Staying at the Marriott, we enjoyed a family dinner here. Very friendly service and great ambiance in comfortable room. Steak is average compared to other steakhouses and prices are exorbitant. But try it one night if you are a hotel guest.

Thank Daniel K
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: JW Marriott Gunacaste Resort & Spa | Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz 50301, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +506 2681 2000
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Sabanero steak house features premium cut from Costa Rica and USA.
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